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  • Hyde Park test driving free trolley service

    Hyde Park test driving free trolley service
    Hyde Park residents and visitors may soon get a new method of transportation and it doesn’t require a Ventra card—or any fare at all. Officials from the 53rd Street Special Service Area, which funds services and programs with local tax...
  • Where will Obama's presidential library be? There are four finalists

    Where will Obama's presidential library be? There are four finalists
    The Barack Obama Foundation on Monday announced four locations as potential sites for President Obama's presidential library and museum.  Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at...
  • Fall architecture: Several grand openings on deck for major cities

    Fall architecture: Several grand openings on deck for major cities
    The fall architectural calendar is packed with major events in Chicago, New York and Shanghai. Here are 10 worth watching. Reclaiming the lower Manhattan skyline: More than 13 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the 104-story One World Trade...
  • Philip Moore, former health care executive, dies

     Philip Moore, former health care executive, dies
    During the final phase of construction of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove in the mid-1970s, hospital administrator Philip M. Moore was at the 63-acre work site from sunrise to sunset, coordinating operations from a building known as "the...
  • South Side Lake Shore Drive pedestrian bridges finally get funding

    South Side Lake Shore Drive pedestrian bridges finally get funding
    Elections serve a city-planning purpose. They don’t just give you a chance to vote. They put pressure on elected officials to deliver the goods, including the urban design goods that raise both property values and the quality of life. So it was...
  • Dr. Rory Childers, electrocardiogram expert, dies

     Dr. Rory Childers, electrocardiogram expert, dies
    Dr. Rory Childers, a cardiologist and professor of medicine at the University of Chicago, was an internationally recognized authority on the movement of electrical impulses within the beating heart and the use and interpretation of electrocardiograms....
  • Failure to refinance can prove costly

    Failure to refinance can prove costly
    Homeowners choose not to refinance their mortgages for any number of reasons. But when they don't, they lose out on tens of thousands of dollars in savings. Exactly how much they lose depends on each borrower's individual circumstances, but a first-of-...
  • 2 longshot South Side sites out of running for Obama library

    2 longshot South Side sites out of running for Obama library
    The Barack Obama Foundation has begun informing bidders for the presidential library that they will not advance to the next round, with two South Side long shots being told they're out of the running. Paula Robinson, managing partner of the...
  • Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge

     Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge
    Two of Chicago's largest hospital systems on Thursday approved plans to combine, creating a 16-hospital, $6.8 billion system that promises to change the competitive landscape of health care in the Chicago region. Advocate Health Care, the state's...
  • Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss

     Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss
    What to see this fall? Play it close to home with shows about Chicago, motherhood, composting, American history, demons and failure, or go far out and explore the entire galaxy. Here's how: "The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle": Contrary to...
  • UCLA tops USC in college rankings, with Caltech in the top 10

    UCLA tops USC in college rankings, with Caltech in the top 10
    UCLA edged out USC in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of university rankings, and another local campus, Caltech, once again cracked the top 10 in the widely anticipated survey. In the list released Tuesday, UCLA placed 23rd, tied with the...